First Presbyterian Day School

5671 Calvin Drive
Macon, GA 31210-0312
     Tel: (478)477-6505
Grades: PK - 12 | 937 students
First Presbyterian Day School provides a college preparatory education based on a Christian world and life view.
"Educating and equipping students to change the world for God's glory."

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Christian Schools International (CSI)
State or regional independent school association
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1970
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2003, 2012

Student Body

Total Students 937 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 8%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade First Presbyterian Day School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 92 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 67%
Average Class Size 16 students
Number of AP Courses 14 courses
Advanced Courses Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, English Language, English Literature, European History, French Language, Latin - Vergil, Spanish Language, Studio Art - 2D, Studio Art - 3D, US Government and Politics, US History  
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1 / rolling
Tuition Notes PK - $6,450; K - $7,800; Grades 1-5 - $11,570; Grades 6-8 - $11,940; Grades 9-12 - $12,440
% on Financial Aid 28%
Average Financial Aid Grant $2,000
Admissions Director Cheri Frame


Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Academic Bowl, Beta Club, Chess Club, Community Service, Debate, Environmental Club, FCA, Honor Council, Latin Club, Math Team, Mock Trial, Mu Alpha Theta, National Honor Society, Robotics, Student Activity Council, Student Leadership (Project LEAD) Academic Bowl, Beta Club, Chess Club, Debate, FCA, Honor Council, Latin Club, Math Team, Mock Trial, Mu Alpha Theta, Robotics, Community Service,
Environmental Club,
National Honor Society,
Student Activity Council,
Student Leadership (Project LEAD),

School Notes:

First Presbyterian Day School provides a college preparatory education based on a Christian world and life view. The elementary school has been recognized as a nation Blue Ribbon School and the upper school was recognized as an exemplary Christian secondary program in a study published jointly by CSI and ACSI. The academic program is comprehensive but founded in the traditional liberal arts. Many opportunities in the Fine Arts are available, both during the school day and through extracurricular involvement. A wide variety of athletic, academic, and service opportunities are available and are considered critical parts of the school program. FPD sports and literary teams currently compete interscholastically in the Georgia Independent School Association, but will compete in the Georgia High School Association beginning in 2010.

Profile last updated: 09/04/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Stratford Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Stratford Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Stratford Academy (0.6 miles away)
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